ca 1880 Illustrated Roman Catholic Family Bible with full page (Dore) illustrations
and unmarked family pages
Size: 12.5" x 10" x 4"
Publisher: John E Potter, Philadelphia
PRISTINE and EXCELLENT condition
Beautifully restored condition:
an attractively illustrated ca 1880 - John Potter - Roman Catholic antique family Bible
with an exquisite gold decorated cover which consists of leather covered boards embossed and
artwork, a (gold gilt) cross and Bible related decorations. Gold gilt
pages. On the
leather spine in gold letter the text "Holy Bible " is written. The text of this Bible is the so called Douay-Rheims Bible (or Doway
Rheims Bible or D-R Bible), which is an English
translation from the Latin Vulgate ("The Approved Holy
Catholic Bible - The Holy Bible
translated from the Latin Vulgate ..."). The
text covers the complete Old and New Testament as well as the books
that are often referred to as the Apocrypha. Includes Approbations
by various American Bishops and Cardinals.
Numerous full page
illustrations (some by Gustave Dore) throughout, As well as an
extensive illustrated History of the Bible
Unmarked/never used ORIGINAL family pages
towards the back of the Bible. Pages for family photographs
also at the end.
This Bible is in a VERY GOOD
and DAILY USABLE condition. The
Bible's binding is very professionally restored and it be used daily (with care as
Bible has very pristine covers. Pages overall
clean and mostly all are brilliant white/bright.
Original family pages. See the many pictures.
unmarked antique Roman Catholic family Bible